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Accident: 200604601 - Archaeologist Dies From Heat Stroke

Accident: 200604601 -- Report ID: 0625500 -- Event Date: 08/18/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31430176308/18/20108733Post Buckley Schuh And Jernigan Inc.
On August 9, 2010, an employee worked from 10:00 a.m. to approximately 4:00 p.m. performing archaeological digs. He was found unconscious, but with labored breathing, shortly after 4:00 p.m. He was transported to a regional medical facility. He was then transported to a hospital, where he subsequently died on August 18, 2010. Heat stroke was thought to be the cause of death.
Keywords: trench, heat stroke, trench digger, shovel
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314301763 Fatality Heat Exhaustion Physical scientists, n.e.c.

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